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Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. Whether it’s fandoms or philosophy, fashion or felines, Tumblr is where your interests connect you with your people.

EXPRESS YOURSELF
— Post photos, GIFs, text, videos, live videos, audio, anything.
— Make your own GIFs. Cover them in stickers and text, if you like.

BE YOURSELF
— Look however you want. Customize your Tumblr’s colors, fonts, layout, everything.
— Follow whatever topics you’re interested in. Find new ones you didn’t even know existed.

CONNECT WITH YOUR PEOPLE
— Join millions of people in millions of communities across millions of #tags.
— See something you love? Reblog it to your Tumblr and start a conversation.
— Start a private conversation with your friends in messaging.
— Or just follow, if you’re feeling shy. No big deal.

What’s New

Version 16.5

Thanks for choosing Tumblr, a place to connect with others over shared interests.

Good golly gosh, those bugs with the messages had to be squashed.

Follow staff.tumblr.com for updates, feature announcements, and highlights from the community.

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
239.4K Ratings

239.4K Ratings

Ethereal92 ,

Primary and Secondary Blogs

I like Tumblr a lot. It has a few bugs, but not too many more than other apps. However, it really, REALLY bothers me that you can’t switch between which blogs you want to be your primary. My primary blog was one I made when I was 13, ignored for years, then logged back into and wanted to start fresh. When you tap the search bar on your profile, it has suggested tags that someone can select to see all posts on your page with that tag. Even when you delete all posts with that tag, it remains, and you can’t delete that.

So, I decided to make a side-blog since I didn’t have another email to use, and the email I was using prior was specifically my art email, and it would be unprofessional to have several emails on my different art accounts for different apps. This was fine, but whenever I comment on other peoples posts, it automatically uses the primary blog, and there’s no way to change that.

I’m not the only person with this issue, and it could be easily solved by adding the option to switch which blog you want to be your primary. It’s extremely frustrating, and I can’t deactivate my primary to reuse the email and make a new account, so I’m stuck. It makes me want to uninstall the app if I can’t use it how I planned to, when the solution to the problem isn’t that difficult.

Q.p. Doll ,

Unexpected/feeling heard

I’ve used tumblr for many years now- It’s been my own personal diary. I can’t even tell you how many followers I have, because I’ve never cared to look. I’m giving this app a complete, solid 5 stars for two reasons: One, it’s been my escape, the only place I can post, as me, feeling completely anonymous- which is why I feel this is my diary. Two: when I typed the word, “depression” in the search engine.. the message I received read: “Are you okay?” And gave many links to deal with how I feel. That made me think twice about a lot that I’ve been thinking about lately.... So, with that being said, my five stars come from the feeling of the one place I can express myself, outside of social media (likes and follows), but also because of the individuals behind this app, TRULY care. I have never witnessed that, in this age of social media. I have more respect that ever for tumblr. Thank you... When I typed that one word.. I felt less alone, just from that simple, automated response. Tumblr has been here for many of our new aged diary emotions. The fact that the developers are aware, speaks volumes. So, genuinely, thank you. For all of us that stepped back to take another look at our lives. For feeling heard in a place you usually wouldn’t expect.

Why do you need to know, cop? ,

I love Tumblr, I hate this app

This app has so many issues that have yet to be solved after at least a year or two of them existing. Despite the messaging system, which I’m sure has been critiqued plenty, inconsistently and unreliably updating or not updating while you’re using the app- you also can’t click on asks or even keep track of your asks in any way through the app. If you want to go look at one of your apps, you had better be keeping constant track of whoever asked it because all you’re going to get is a notification, and clicking on the notification (if it was answered) only takes you to the person’s profile. The app will randomly crash for seemingly no reason, even while under little to no stress. The double-click-to-like feature doesn’t work unless you tap a large body of text or an image and even then, it may not register properly (maybe user error but still inconvenient). You also can’t keep track of submissions in any way unless you just miraculously remember- I think you get notified but I don’t even think you get that much. Aside from all this, there’s a myriad of other functionalities and nuances that are almost entirely unimportant (like how if you click on a person’s name that’s attached to a post, it’ll take you to a dedicated page with nothing but that post and a couple other posts from that person’s profile below it). This was a poorly-thought-through review but I think it covers most bases. Otherwise, it works enough.

Information

Seller
Tumblr, Inc.
Size
126.9 MB
Compatibility

Requires iOS 12.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

Age Rating
17+
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
Frequent/Intense Sexual Content or Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Copyright
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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